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Pakistanis rally against changing blasphemy law




US Predators killed four Haqqani Network fighters in an airstrike in North Waziristan. The Taliban freed 23 captive tribal leaders after making them swear on the Koran not to support the government. The Taliban killed one person in a bombing in Lakki Marwat.




Chilling details emerge about Danish attack plot suspects




Drones aided by 'human assets' on the ground




Islamists lead Pakistan strike in political crisis




Is Pakistan losing ground in its Taliban war?




Danish newspaper plotter arrested twice before

One of the suspects arrested this week for allegedly plotting an attack against the Danish newspaper that published controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed had been arrested twice before. He and his supporters claimed both times that he was merely vacationing.


Al Qaeda, Taliban create female suicide cells in Pakistan and Afghanistan

qari-zia-rahman.JPGThe cells are commanded by Qari Zia Rahman, the dual-hatted Taliban and al Qaeda leader who heads forces in northeastern Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan.


US Predators strike again along the Afghan-Pakistani border

Eight Haqqani Network fighters were reported killed in a strike on a convoy in Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan, Pakistan. The US carried out 117 strikes in Pakistan in 2010, more than doubling 2009's total of 53.


South Waziristan Taliban free captive tribal leaders




'Human bomb' spills beans on all-women Taliban death squads




Taliban continue with anti-education activities: in 2010, terrorists blew up more than two dozen schools in Peshawar




Pakistan saw highest number of reporters killed in 2010




Security forces killed 20 Taliban fighters and wounded 25 more during helicopter strikes in Kurram. The Taliban killed the driver of a NATO supply truck in an attack in Kachhi in Baluchistan.




ISAF continues to target IMU leaders in the Afghan north

The US has targeted the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan during three raids over the past month. Despite suffering losses to its leadership cadre, the IMU continues to operate in the north in conjunction with the Taliban.


Pakistan says it will defend spy chief in US suits




Fighting erupts in Afghanistan's Tora Bora mountains between NATO, insurgent forces




Disappearances with reported ties to Pakistan worry US




Security forces killed seven Taliban fighters in helicopter airstrikes in Kurram. The Taliban ambushed a NATO supply convoy in Landi Kotal in Khyber; one driver was killed during the attack.




Taliban intel officer linked to Pakistan captured in Kandahar


 
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